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Options With Drywall Texture

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Drywall mudding and texturing is an art. It's a skill that takes quite a bit of practice to master but once you do, you can create a masterpiece. That might be a little dramatic sounding, but to anyone who has ever worked on drywall seams and texturing, it takes a lot of experience to make the area where sheets of drywall meet look completely inconspicuous, especially in the corners and where the walls meeting the ceiling. Patience is the real key to a successful drywalling job. It Continue Reading ...

Painting Stripes on A Wall

Horizontal Stripes or Vertical Stripes? Painting stripes on a wall can provide a nice effect that can manipulate the perceived size and dimension of the room. Vertical stripes will make the ceiling appear higher whereas horizontal stripes make a room appear more spacious. The idea is pretty basic but implementing the technique isn't always quite so easy. As always, the preparation is essential to the success of the project. Taping off your lines is going to make or break the outcome, and Continue Reading ...

How To Paint Designs On Ceramic Tile

Ideas for Changing The Appearance of Ceramic Tile Installing ceramic tile in a bathroom or kitchen can add a fresh new look to an old, outdated room. With all the options for colors, textures, and patterns as well as border and cap tiles, you can create a piece of art without a huge expense. [caption id="attachment_798" align="alignright" width="300"] olafpictures / Pixabay[/caption] There are so many combinations that you can literally produce something that is completely unique. Continue Reading ...

Wall Stencils vs Wallpaper

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Advantages and Disadvantages When remodeling your home, wall stencils are a great alternative to designer wallpaper. It can add a unique pattern to a wall that provides a big impact. Wallpaper offers benefits such as tons of patterns and speed of application, but there are a number of features that make stencils a good alternative, especially for individuals with an artistic side. Still not sure which to choose when it comes to wall stencils vs wallpaper? Various downsides of wallpaper Continue Reading ...

Fall Decorating Ideas – Bold Colors That Have An Impact

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Brighten Up Your Space Hard to believe that fall is just around the corner with the holiday season soon to come. If you like to design your home around the seasons, painting can be an inexpensive way to add some fall spice. [caption id="attachment_698" align="alignright" width="275"] Wikimedia Commons[/caption] Out with whites and grays and in with warm, rich shades of brown, green, and blush to style your walls and furniture with seasonal shades. These cozy colors are great Continue Reading ...

Transform Plain Glass into a Mercury Glass Finish

Posted on: August 26, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Interior Design
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Revamp Plain Glass into a Unique Centerpiece You know those glass vases you get when you receive a delivery of flowers? I'm talking about the really plain looking ones that you aren't sure whether to keep or just pitch into the trash once the flowers are spent? Most people have a collection of various glass candle holders or vases that are nice, but they don't have much character. You can, however, transform plain glass into a mercury glass finish. If you aren't familiar with what this Continue Reading ...

Tips for Painting Interior Trim

Posted on: August 6, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Interior Design, Painting Tips
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I enjoy painting because the results are immediate and it freshens up the appearance, whether it's walls, doors, exterior siding, or furniture. I have to admit, though, that bigger areas are so much easier to paint compared to interior trim work. With trim, the preparation is pivotal to a favorable outcome. Once you are finally ready to paint, you still have to take your time and concentrate. It is a time-consuming process! The Prep Phase Before you ever open that can of paint, you have to Continue Reading ...

Surprising Colors That Make Your Resale Value Soar

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Color and emotions have been tied together since the dawn of time. Are you sad and blue, green with envy or raging red? Color is not only identified with different emotions, but the discriminating use of selective hues can greatly influence a person’s buying decisions. Considering the affordable price of professional painters in Denver, the right paint color will increase your return on investment and maximize the selling price of your home. Here’s a perfect example that demonstrates the Continue Reading ...

Modernize Your Old Countertop

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The kitchen is a great place to start when you want to remodel your home, especially if you plan to sell. It is a focal point and receives the most scrutiny from a potential buyer, so you want to have it looking its best. Even if you aren't selling but are just tired of looking at that old Formica countertop, consider giving it a DIY makeover.  Rather than spending thousands on a quartz, marble or granite countertop, you can paint your current countertop for a fraction of the cost. There Continue Reading ...

Priming Your Walls Before Painting – The Most Important Step!

In most cases, the steps that are taken to prepare for a task are almost as time-consuming as the actual undertaking. Painting is no different. If you try to skip the prep work, you will regret how much more time you will spend on touch-ups, and you will probably spend more money because you will have to apply way more paint layers than necessary. Preparation includes cleaning the walls, sanding rough spots, taping off the areas you don't want to paint, and moving or covering furniture. Continue Reading ...